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Utah adds 2415 COVID cases and17 new deaths on Black Friday

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Salt Lake City, Utah – According to the Utah Department of Health, 2,415 new COVID-19 cases, and 17 new deaths are reported on Friday, November 26.

Forty-nine cases were removed from the total count through data quality analysis.

With 2,415 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 592,130.

Of today’s new cases, 548 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 306 cases in children ages 5-10, 127 cases in children ages 11-13, and 115 cases in children ages 14-17.

A total of 4,102,108 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.

This is an increase of 19,800 doses since Friday.

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 15.2 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 10.3 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 4.2 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at a 7.8 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 6.6 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 3.1 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 3,944,461 people have been tested. This is an increase of 16,535.

UDOH reports a total of 7,195,916 total tests, an increase of 34,892 since Wednesday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,318 per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 16.2%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 10.4%.

There are 505 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 25,727.

There are 17 new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 3,487 total deaths.

 

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